• “They understand what is driving business results. Our relationship with them has been a total win-win!”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is just the best company I have ever hired!  Never have I experienced any professional services firm “learn” my business more quickly and effectively.”
  • “I am convinced if Eric Lear was aboard the Titanic, the ship would have missed the iceberg completely and would have made it to port.”
  • “They provide peace of mind by competently handling your finances, allowing you to concentrate on expanding your business; it’s a perfect partnership.”
  • “Eric, Scot and all of the employees of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP have always provided excellent accounting services in a prompt and professional manner.”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has been our auditor for over ten years. The first year they performed our audit they offered suggestions on how to improve our internal controls that were easily implemented. Unlike many, I rather look forward to our annual audit.”
  • “We have worked with other auditors, but have not found another firm to be nearly as professional, reliable, and trustworthy as Lear & Pannepacker, LLP!”
  • “Our extended family has used Lear and Pannepacker for accounting and tax services for about two decades. They have always been responsive, helpful, thoughtful and fun to work with.”
  • “As our company has grown, Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has helped us to improve our financial and accounting systems and reporting. Hiring L&P has been a great investment for us!”
  • “The entire firm, from the partners to the staff accountants to the administrative personnel, works as a team and go out of their way to help.”
  • “Our account manager, Steve, exemplifies the hard work, reliability, efficiency, and integrity that are the hallmarks of this firm.”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has performed numerous business valuations for us, and I have come to depend on them for complete, accurate and timely results. I would recommend them without hesitation!”
  • “I am delighted to say that Lear & Pannepacker, LLP was initially retained pro-bono, as they had gifted us their accounting services to get us started as a non-profit. The service we received was stellar: prompt turnaround, accurate work, forward-thinking!”
  • “I have worked one-on-one with L&P’s team of professionals and together we have been very successful in meeting our mutual clients’ needs and goals. I trust the firm implicitly!”
  • “We have been clients of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP since 1984, and this accounting firm has been a great liaison, dealing with all levels of the tax code, various auditors, and related matters.”
  • “When you’re looking for accountants who not only know their jobs but really care and are genuinely trying to help, they are the people to go to!”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is a perfect match for new high tech start-up businesses because they understand the special needs of small companies.”
  • “Lear and Pannepacker, LLP is one of the most competent, responsive, and professional firms in New Jersey!”
  • “L&P truly have their client’s best interests at heart and are 100% invested in their clients’ success. We consider them part of our “family” for the last twenty eight years!”

Business Services

Business Basic Service – “After-the-fact” professional record-keeping

  • Compile monthly transactions into accounting software
  • Reconcile cash accounts and update cash position
  • Reconcile credit card, loan, other liability accounts
  • Provide digital copy of monthly records
  • Provide customized financials, including balance sheet and profit and loss statement
  • Additional special services provided upon request at reduced rate

Business Standard Service – professional bookkeeping

  • Pick up mail, open, sort, scan, and distribute
  • Track payables, monthly AJEs as needed
  • Track receivables, monthly AJEs as needed
  • Enter payroll transactions from 3rd party provider
  • Compile all monthly transactions in accounting software
  • Reconcile cash accounts and update cash position
  • Reconcile credit card, loan, other liability accounts
  • Provide digital copy of monthly records
  • Provide customized financials, including balance sheet and profit and loss statement
  • Additional special services provided upon request at reduced rate

Business Full Service – Full-charge professional bookkeeping

  • Pick up mail, open, sort, scan, and distribute
  • Track payables, verify authorization, and schedule for payment
  • Track receivables, prepare invoicing as directed, and apply customer payments
  • Payroll transaction entry or calculation as needed
  • Maintain annual budget and compare to actual
  • Enter required AJEs to adjust asset, liability, and equity accounts
  • Reconcile cash accounts and update cash position
  • Reconcile credit card, loan, other liability accounts
  • Provide digital copy of monthly records
  • Provide customized financials, including balance sheet and profit and loss statement
  • Additional special services provided upon request at reduced rate

Additional Customized Business Services Available

  • Payroll preparation/calculation w/payroll tax return preparation
  • State sales tax preparation/calculation/online filing
  • 1099-MISC preparation for subcontractors
  • Workers comp insurance audit assistance
  • Customized Chart of Accounts and initial QuickBooks setup
  • Budget set-up and tracking
  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor training
  • Office setup and organization
  • Staff training on accounting and bookkeeping functions
  • Special projects – custom reports, analysis, or assistance with large projects
  • Notary services